LOGOs: VP-81 Logo Contributed by John Lucas email@example.com [22JUL2002]
LOGOs: Contributed by Bob Woerner firstname.lastname@example.org [03JUL98]
LOGOs: VP-81 Patch Contributed by William T. Larkins email@example.com [11SEP98]
U.S. Navy Aircraft 1921-1941, U.S. Marine Corps Aircraft 1914-1959: Two Classics in One Volume [Appendix D Squadron Insignia] by William T. Larkins "...Because it spent nearly half of the first year of its commissioning in Alaska, Patrol Squadron Eighty-One chose the Polar Bear standing on Mt. Edgecombe, a volcanic cone outside Sitka Harbor, one of the landmarks of South-eastern Alaska. The area is further denoted by the constellation of Ursa Major pointing to Polaris. Colors: Blue sky, white bear and mountain, black circle. VP-19 to VP-43 to VP-81..." [11SEP98]
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